When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
There is no education like adversity.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
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Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
My heart is ever at your service.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Your talent is god's gift to you.
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.
W. Clement Stone
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.
Mark Victor Hansen
Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
I am not a toy. I am a spork !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.